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SQL Bootcamp | June 19

Alissa Livingston Photo

Director of Finance Business Operations & Chief of Staff to the CFO, Hudson Bay Company

About This Workshop

Imagine that you have a spreadsheet containing every data point about your customers — their preferences, their web browsing behavior, the products they’ve bought. What would you do with all that information? When you know SQL fundamentals, you can slice and dice that data any way you want, providing critical insights that drive business strategy.

SQL provides powerful-yet-simple tools for data analysis and handling. This SQL bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics to an ability to write queries with confidence. Get hands-on experience navigating a SQL server and distilling insights from real-world data. You’ll leave able to use this tool on your own data immediately.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Takeaways

  • Describe a relational database.

  • Illustrate the structure of a database using an entity relationship diagram.

  • Explore the anatomy of a SQL server.

  • Write queries to retrieve data from a SQL database (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server, etc.).

  • Sort and segment SQL query results to generate insights.

  • Combine data from multiple tables in complex queries.

Preparation

Download the pgAdmin that’s compatible with your operating system (download it here). In addition, watch this Introduction to SQL video before your session.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.

About the Instructor

Alissa Livingston Photo

Director of Finance Business Operations & Chief of Staff to the CFO, Hudson Bay Company

Alissa Livingston is the Director of Finance Business Operations, Chief of Staff to the CFO at Hudson's Bay Company. When she's not tackling new financial projects, she's training for half marathons, rain or shine. Alissa received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University in Chicago, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in the City of New York. She's spent time in Technology Consulting, Investment Banking, and Luxury Retail.

Georgia Students

This class, workshop and/or event is for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.

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SQL Bootcamp
Saturday, 19 June, 2021
1 7 pm EDT
Atlanta (Online)
$ 250
USD

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$ 250
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